Quarter notes: Chamber Music Madness, the Met, James Gaffigan, and La Traviata

On this Easter Sunday some classical music bits and pieces to tide you over.

Chamber Music Madness, a local organization that helps kids grow as musicians is looking for a new executive director.  String players with good administrative and fundraising skills should apply.

Vanity Fair is out with a piece questioning whether the Metropolitan Opera’s economic model is sustainable.  The article comes on the heels of Alex Ross’ own critique of the current Met season which includes the now infamous Luc Bondy Tosca.

Speaking of sustainable economic models, the Honolulu Symphony has a plan to save the beleaguered orchestra.


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